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Transcript of interview: Andrew Bache, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 41

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.


  • 2000


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Bache was born 29 December 1939, the son of the late Robert Philip Sidney Bache, OBE and Jessie Bache; he was educated at Shrewsbury School, and Emmanuel College, Cambridge (MA). In 1963 he married Shân Headley; two sons one daughter.

Bache joined the Diplomatic Service in 1963, serving as: 3rd Secretary, Nicosia [Cyprus], 1964-66; Treasury Centre for Administrative Studies, 1966; 2nd Secretary, Sofia [Bulgaria], 1966-68; Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1968-71; 1st Secretary, Lagos [Nigeria], 1971-74; FCO, 1974-78; 1st Secretary (Commercial), Vienna [Austria], 1978-81; Counsellor and Head of Chancery, Tokyo [Japan], 1981-85; Counsellor, Ankara [Turkey], 1985-87; Head of Personnel Services Department, FCO, 1988-90; on secondment as Diplomatic Service Chairman to CSSB, 1990-91; Ambassador to Romania, 1992-96; Ambassador to Copenhagen [Denmark], 1996-99.

Bache was awarded the CMG in 1992.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials



Bache, Andrew Philip Foley

Finding aid date

2002-05-08 16:58:47+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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